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FNS40615:Certificate IV in Accounting

Course summary

The Certificate IV in Accounting is nationally recognised course. This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. This course is structured to provide students with a range of specific accounting knowledge and skills such as operating basic accounting functions using computerised accounting systems (e.g. MYOB), performing basic accounting functions such as entering transaction into journals and posting them into the ledger, and other basic accounting roles. Graduates will also developed employability skills required by industry such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving and self-management. This course offers a useful and practical qualification for students interested in a career in financial services sector other industries requiring accounting support functions. The course is delivered over a year which includes 36 weeks (i.e. 4 terms) of teaching and 16 weeks of holiday.

Course details

CRICOS Course Code 088546E
Entry Requirements

Applicants seeking to enrol in this course must satisfy the following English and Academic requirements:

Age

  • Must be 18 years of age or over

English Proficiency Level

  • At least 50% completion of any AQF Certificate IV or Diploma
  • qualification within Australia; OR
  • Achieved an IELTS band score of 5.5; OR
  • Achieved TOEFL score of 550; OR
  • Successfully completed at least 38 weeks of ELICOS
  • study in Australia

Academic Qualifications

There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification for domestic students. However, international students may need completion of year 12 or equivalent.

Duration 52 weeks consisting of 36 weeks (9-week term) of face-to-face study and 16 weeks of holiday.
Compulsory work placement
Timetable Full time 20-hour face-to-face per week basis
Learning infrastructure and student amenities The College is located at the heart of the city of Sydney. The college is 10 minutes walking distances from the Town hall train station and only 2 minutes walking distances from public bus stops.

The college has excellent teaching and computer facilities to support delivery. These include:
  • Class Rooms with white board, computers and data projectors
  • Computer labs with appropriate software including;
  • MYOB, MS Words, Excel and Power Point and high speed broadband internet
  • A student library with text and other reference materials which are available for use in the College and to borrow
  • Access to printer, fax and scanner
  • The college also has student amenities such as a lunch break area and kitchen with hot water and microwave.
Resources & Study Material The College provides trainers sets of workbooks to take to the class for students to use and work on their assessment and other class activities. The books must be returned to the trainer at the end of the class.

Possible Employment and Educational Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to purse various opportunities including employment in a range of roles and further education. The job roles the graduates will be able to seek include:

  • Accounting clerk
  • Account payable/receivable
  • Account support officer
  • Bookeeper
  • General clerical Assistant

Graduates can also apply for Diploma of studies in Westminster or any other providers to pursue their further educational achievement.

Course Structure and Units of Competency

FNS40615:Certificate IV in Accounting

Unit Code Subject Name Competency Unit Name
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Prepare financial reports
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Design and produce business documents
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC402 Prepare operational budgets Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC404 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
Unit Code Subject Name Competency Unit Name
FNSBKG404 Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system Establish and maintain a payroll system
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
FNSACC401 Process business tax requirements Process business tax requirements
FNSACC403 Make decisions in a legal context Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACC407 Produce job costing information Produce job costing information

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